Author Archives: Alex Kirshner

Volleyball team to overcome inexperience and disappointment of last season

Volleyball team to overcome inexperience and disappointment of last season

Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Nate Thompson ’18 spikes the ball against Chandler in a volleyball game on March 7, 2018. Brophy fell short over the course of five sets, 25-21, 25-22, 18-25, 19-25, 8-15. By Andrew Jordan ’18 THE ROUNDUP The volleyball team is looking to bounce back after a disappointing conclusion of

Brophy seeks to hold a Jesuit, personal look at finances

Photo Courtesy of Brophy 2016-2017 Annual report. By Graham Armknecht ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s finances, in comparison to public schools, might seem somewhat opaque. Considering that Brophy has so many different facets and outlets for income and expenses, such as tuition, the Brophy Community Foundation, and the Advancement Office, the money can be very difficult

OPINIONS: Financial aid, diversification efforts create unique community

By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP In the same way that money can be a powerfully uplifting force for some families, a lack of it can also suppress people’s voices from being heard. Historically speaking, even government-sponsored social safety nets have done a lousy job at allowing for merit-based progression through the ranks of the

Fortnite takes Brophy by storm

By Pierce Braun ’20 THE ROUNDUP Fortnite, a building-based survival game that debuted July 25, 2017 has had an effect on how students now spend their free time. The Battle Royale-style of gameplay is not necessarily a new concept, but was reintroduced by “Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds”(PUBG). Fortnite, which has a similar style of playe has now

Xavier’s Mother’s Guild hosts annual friendly, fun fashion show fundraiser

By Juan Carlos Ramirez ‘18 The ROUNDUP The Xavier Fashion Show is the largest scholarship fundraising event held by Xavier’s Mother’s Guild. Although this Xavier event is for the Xavier seniors, Brophy seniors are invited to participate with the Xavier students. Mrs. Martha Chung and Mrs. Michelle Zachar are the co-chairs of the Mother’s Guild